World War II memorial monument dedication, Nov. 11

On Veterans Day, a World War II memorial monument bearing the names of 750 Pierce County residents – who lost their lives as a result of their war service – will be dedicated and presented as a gift from the Tacoma Historical Society to the City of Tacoma.
The monument dedication service titled Gone, But Not Forgotten will take place on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at the War Memorial Park located at 6th Avenue and McArthur Street. Speakers at the event will include the Deputy Director of the Department of Veteran Affairs, Lourds Alvarado Ramos; James Wells, a WWII veteran; and Laurie Castenbaum, daughter of Lawrence Martin Ganes, who will be representing all of those who have relatives with names on the monument.

To view the list of names engraved onto the WWII monument, visit http://www/ .